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Re: Papa/Pupa #hungary

stephen@...
 

I have been connecting the Papa families as many of them are related to each other. These are mostly the Neolog rather than the Orthodox families. Once my file gets updated on the Jewishgen family tree, the names I have completed will be publicly available. I’m also hoping to update the Papa ghetto list, as some what was transcribed by Yad Vashem is inaccurate and incomplete. For example, they never made use of addresses which helps to identify family groupings. Any offers of help to enter names into a spreadsheet would be much appreciated.
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Stephen Schmideg
Melbourne, Australia
stephen@...


Re: a question on Jewish Cemetery of Worms #germany

David Shapiro
 

Rabbi Moshe Sofer-Schreiber of Pressburg in his responsa to Yoreh Deah no. 342 discusses this question concerning the cemetery in Eibschutz which also had this custom. He explains there custom is to bury in the way one travels from Europe to Israel, which could either first south and then east or first east and then south, so either way is acceptable. For other prayers which should be facing Israel he says to face to the southeast.

David Shapiro
Jerusalem


Re: a question on Jewish Cemetery of Worms #germany

David Seldner
 

As far as I remember the graves facing south are those of high rabbis. And the reason is that the other graves - eastward - face the cathedral of Worms.
--
David Seldner, Karlsruhe, Germany
seldner@...


a question on Jewish Cemetery of Worms #germany

Metin Delevi
 

Dear all,
 
Recently I heard that the tombstones at the Jewish Cemetery of Worms - Germany ( part of Schum) are facing southward and not to the east as is the tradition.
 
The only answer I found was that the first Jews buried in this cemetery had İtalian names ( could it be Kolonymus?) so its tomb faced south i.e. Italy. And the others continued this tradition.
 
Is there any other known reason? If so, how the Hachamim of the time let this happen?
 
Thanks in advance for the clarification.
 
Best regards
 
Metin Delevi


IAJGS - Monday, Aug 02, 2021 10:00 AM - 10pm Perth time #holocaust #education #events

Eli Rabinowitz
 

 
Witnessing Holocaust History: From Generation to Generation – Making a Case for Genealogy Monday, Aug 02, 2021 10:00 AM - 10pm Perth time The Holocaust Awareness Museum and Education Center (HAMEC) in Philadelphia, World ORT in London, and the WE ARE HERE! Foundation in Perth, Australia, have newly partnered to provide an international experience of Holocaust education and remembrance to students around the world. This worldwide project commemorates the Holocaust, and provides opportunities for global Holocaust education. It engages the next generation of learners in understanding the importance of their own family histories, teaching how to research and record these. They are shown how to rebuild broken family chains using genealogical tools. Students learn how to describe and share their own discoveries and experiences and connect globally via Zoom, YouTube and Facebook. These online meetings include multi-language survivor interviews and testimonies as well as up to thirty language versions of the Partisans’ Song, and so resonates with students in their home languages, such as English, French, Spanish, Russian, Hebrew, Dutch and Bulgarian. Live Presentation Heritage and Cultural Materials Keeping Shoah Memories Alive Using Technology for Research Geographical Focus Not geographically specific Presentation Target Audience All skills Speaker Eli Rabinowitz
 
 
 
 


New Latvia & Estonia Research Division Website is Now Live #announcements #courland #latvia #JewishGenUpdates

Marion Werle
 

The Latvia & Estonia Research Division is happy to announce that our new website is now live at https://latvia.jewishgen.org. The website has been completely redesigned to ensure that researchers have access to the latest information on Latvian archival and other resources. About 80-85% of the website content is new. There is guidance for beginners as well as advanced researchers. Our Research section also provides detailed how-to instructions on navigating the Raduraksti (Latvian State Historical Archives) and FamilySearch websites to find Latvian records. The Holocaust section gives suggestions on how to find ancestors on the Latvian Names project. Our Regions and Towns section will let you know if your town is included in JOWBR, has a yizkor book, and/or has a Kehilalinks page.
 
This is just a high-level synopsis of the new website. We expect to add Estonian content soon. Please take some time to explore the website and let us know what you think at LatviaRD@.... 
 
Don't forget to join us at ourIAJGS conference meeting on Thursday, August 5, at 1:45 PM EDT (10:45 PDT), where we will give you further details.
--
Marion Werle
Co-Director, Latvia & Estonia Resarch Division
<canadagenes@...>


Searching for Records on Isaac Gottlieb and His Wife Minni Feldt #poland #records #galicia

indy.crowley@...
 

I am seeking information on sources for one-line records for Isaac Gottlieb and his wife, Minnie Feldt.  The records available on JewishGen, JRI-Poland and other sources do not align with family remembrances. Isaac Gottlieb immigrated to New York City around 1888. He is not the same individual as an Isaac Abraham Gottlieb.  His father's name is remembered as Morris, most likely Moses (Moishe).  He immigrated from the Galicia region of then Austria-Hungary.  Minnie is probably not her given Yiddish name and the last name may have be Feld. She was born in 1871 and immigrated in 1887 or 1888 from the same region, but not the same town as Isaac. The towns or regions remembered were Drohobych and Peremyshliany (both now in Ukraine). I have not found arrival records or manifest for either. She is remembered as being from a relatively wealthy family.  Among their children were three born in the late1880's: Harry, Benjamin and Sadie. I have no information on siblings for either Isaac or Minnie. 
--
Indy Crowley
Redmond, Washington USA
indy.crowley@...
Gottlieb
Eichenstein
Eisenstein
Allit
Olisky


Re: Godparents? #galicia

Nikki Nafziger
 

I apologize that it took me this long to figure out how to reply. My query is to Stephan Owen Parnes in particular, My great grandpa Hersch Leib Parnes was born in 1856. My Dad's Mom, Netti Parnes (Hersch Leib's first born) was born in 1880. The birth record I found said he was son of Uscher Stahl and Freude with Godparents Moses and Elkie Parnes. I'm trying to find out his parents and grandparents names.  The names Uscher Stahl and Freude are very confusing to me. The marriage you show in 1879 can't apply to his parents. I would love to be able to look up the original birth record, as you suggest. My problem is I'm such a technological dinosaur that I don't know what to put in the search engine, etc. Can you please tell me what specific steps to take? Do I put family search in the search engine....then Grodek Jewish family records? Please advise. Thank you. I'm hitting brick walls on going further back on any of my great grandparents. I can't even find what I found 15 years ago (when I last  devoted time and energy into tracing my family tree farther back). I'm first generation born in the United States. Both my parents were born in Oldenburg Germany, my Dad in 1915 and Harburg, Germany, my Mom in 1918. Both German Jews (all Jews. my 4 grandparents, greatgrandparents and the only greatgreat grandparents I've been able to find; researching 15 years ago). Thank you so much, in advance, for helping me. I really appreciate it. I have grandchildren I want to give copies of the family tree to. My name at birth (for genealogical purposes):

Nikki Renee Dresher.
My email is: nikkinashmusic@...


Viewmate Translation Request - Russian #ukraine #translation

Mary Ann
 

I've posted an 1858 Revision List record in Russian for which I need a translation. There are two files, one for the males and one for the females of household 49.  The images are on ViewMate at the following address ...
https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM94638
https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM94639

Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.
Thank you very much.
Mary Ann Schaefer, Boulder, Colorado


JewishGen Annual Meeting - August 3 #JewishGenUpdates #jgs-iajgs

Nancy Siegel
 

JewishGen is holding its virtual 2021 Annual Meeting on Tuesday, August 3, at 12:30 PM Eastern (NY) Time. Don’t miss it! Exciting changes, features, and movement!


Attendance is free, but you must be registered for the IAJGS Conference to attend. As a major sponsor of the Conference of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, August 1 - 5, JewishGen is featuring an outstanding variety of sessions, including the Annual Meeting and the Research Division and Project Meetings.


For the schedule of JewishGen meetings, click:

https://mcusercontent.com/f55b8ecc30ba2f0219ea50542/files/137e512c-ba63-6db9-2c20-f5fb72300a06/IAJGS2021JGMeetingsGraphic.pdf


To register for the conference, click:

https://s4.goeshow.com/iajgs/annual/2021/registration_form.cfm


You must be registered to attend the meetings and other sessions. There are three levels of registration:


  • Full Conference registration allows access to all sessions, meetings, and presentations for one fee. 

  • Limited Access permits attendance at all SIG, BOF, Research Division, and Research Group meetings only. The $18 fee will allow you to attend all of these meetings. 

  • Free Access allows attendance at the JewishGen Annual Meeting on Tuesday, August 3, at 12:30 Eastern (NY) Time. There is also free access to the IAJGS 2021 Annual Meeting, and the IAJGS sponsored JGS Management Seminars. You must be registered to attend these free meetings.


For the full schedule of conference programs, click:

https://s4.goeshow.com/iajgs/annual/2021/program_schedule.cfm


--
Nancy Siegel
Director of Communications
JewishGen.org
(San Francisco, California)
nsiegel@...


Searching for 1936 marriage record Bobrka, Lwow, Poland #poland

Rose
 

Dear Group

I'm currently searching for a 1936 marriage record for Naftali KLINGS and Chaya (Klara) MERKUR, who married in Bobrka, Lwow, Poland.

I would appreciate any assistance with this enquiry.

Best wishes,

Rose Raymen

Perth, Western Australia

 

 


Re: For researchers on Bohemian Jewry: looking for family name "Reichler" in Křešín #austria-czech

m.rind@...
 

Thanks to those who have replied to me off-site (I did not make the request for private replies; perhaps the moderator did this out of concern for the privacy of descendants). I just want to add here, for the unlikely event that someone should find this page in a search, that I have learned that the term "královický" refers to Dolní Kralovice, a village in the Benešov District about 20 km from Křešín. There is no královický district, but Dolní Kralovice was the site of an office of the Benešov District (Bezirksamt) at the time that the documents that I was looking at were written. Also, I have found some birth records for Křešín in the records of Dolní Kralovice.

Also, now that I have read the instructions more carefully, I know enough to write the name "REICHLER" instead of "Reichler" when posting here.

--
Miles Rind
Cambridge, Mass.


I shall appreciate a transcript (translation is not required) #germany #translation

Reuven Stern
 

I've posted a vital record in German for which I shall appreciate transcript - translation is not required. It is on ViewMate at the following address ...
https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM94615
Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.

--
Reuven Stern, Kfar Vradim Israel


Maternal great grandmother, Shirlee Grobstein, from Bobriusk #belarus

nnsmith@...
 

Hi, 
I recently found out that my maternal family was originally from Bobriusk. Searching for Harry Kohn (great grandfather) (Cohen, Kohen, Cohn), Lena (my grandmother), George (great uncle) and Shirlee Grobstein (great grandmother). Lena was born approximately 1900, George - approximately 1904. 

what I’ve been told, by Lena, that Shirlee was killed in the pogroms. I’ve found information that Harry came to the states circa 1906…Lena and George circa 1909-1910, and lived in upstate New York, before moving to Cleveland, Oh.
My questions are…was Kohn a popular name during that time period? Is there any way to find out if there’s a grave for Shirlee? What port would they have left from?
Thank you in advance! This has been a major brick wall for me!

Nancy Smith - searching KOHN (various spellings) and GROBSTEIN.
Tucson, AZ
MODERATOR NOTE: General information may be posted to the group. Specific family information should be sent privately


ViewMate translation request-Russian #russia #translation

Wendy Newman
 

Hi All,
 
I have posted a document from a Book of Residents for Be;cjatow, in Łodz.  The ViewMate address if:https://www.jewishgen.org/viewmate/viewmateview.asp?key=VM94635
 
Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.
 
Thanks you in advance for your help. 
 
Sincerely,
Wendy Newman
San Francisco, CA
 


Viewmate Translation request-German #translation

Melody Schloss
 

Dear Group-
 
I am requesting a translation of a German death certificate for Hedwig Bacharach Schwarzschild.  It can be found on Viewmate at the following address:
 
Thank you so much
Melody Bredbenner Schloss
Santa Barbara CA
melschlos@...


Re: Edward McMahan's cause of death #usa

Michele Lock
 

Some other ways to determine how the couple might of met is to check the addresses on their marriage certificate, to see how close they lived to each other. Also, check to see what occupations they both list from various records, which might give a clue as to how they crossed paths. Then again, they may simply have met on the subway.
--
Michele Lock

Lak/Lok/Liak/Lock and Kalon/Kolon in Zagare/Joniskis/Gruzdziai, Lithuania
Lak/Lok/Liak/Lock in Plunge/Telsiai in Lithuania
Trisinsky/Trushinsky/Sturisky and Leybman in Dotnuva, Lithuania
Olitsky in Alytus, Suwalki, Poland/Lithuania
Gutman/Goodman in Czestochowa, Poland
Lavine/Lev/Lew in Trenton, New Jersey and Lida/Vilna gub., Belarus


ViewMate translation request - Russian #translation #poland #russia

Greg Tuckman
 

Hello everyone,
I've posted 4 vital records in Russian for which I need translations. They are on ViewMate at the following addresses...

1.  Birth record of Nechuma CYMRYNG:  https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jewishgen.org%2Fviewmate%2Fviewmateview.asp%3Fkey%3DVM94610&data=04%7C01%7C%7Ce1a3e217f0a2474137bb08d95516ca6f%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637634378644363834%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=SlHnW%2F4buxW5Vn2Qq%2FnSdTjyH4zuovr1J0iRce7HwQs%3D&reserved=0

2.  Birth record of Frajda Laja ROCHMAN:  https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jewishgen.org%2Fviewmate%2Fviewmateview.asp%3Fkey%3DVM94611&data=04%7C01%7C%7Ce2b8e27f03d743be49c708d95516cd0c%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637634378679314058%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=Snzr0aaAYJoKLuuTSPa6rsZczdfsutJGPZvMN4EyF%2Bo%3D&reserved=0

3.  Marriage record of BLUMENSZTOK - CYMRYNG:  https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jewishgen.org%2Fviewmate%2Fviewmateview.asp%3Fkey%3DVM94612&data=04%7C01%7C%7C397a7185a15142ec027a08d95516d02c%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637634378733523388%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=fF74BaScjolz89FBB5OIYAjcsZp87xNJ80SvBjJUSPM%3D&reserved=0

4.  Marriage record of BLUMENSZTOK - NADLER:  https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.jewishgen.org%2Fviewmate%2Fviewmateview.asp%3Fkey%3DVM94614&data=04%7C01%7C%7C8ac1c64711cb4a7fed0408d95516df79%7C84df9e7fe9f640afb435aaaaaaaaaaaa%7C1%7C0%7C637634378995645035%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=xtVriIbN9WzeyNu1uikz9Ay%2B7Gbe4Thk4aoY%2BrKrzB0%3D&reserved=0
Please respond via the form provided on the ViewMate image page.
Thank you very much.

Greg Tuckman
Phoenix, Arizona USA


Latvia & Estonia Research Division IAJGS conference meeting August 5, #announcements #latvia #courland #JewishGenUpdates

Marion Werle
 

Please join the JewishGen Latvia & Estonia Research Division for our IAJGS conference meeting, to be held on Thursday, August 5, at 1:45 PM EDT (10:45 PDT). Our three Co-Directors will speak on current and upcoming projects, give an overview of our new website, and present a Latvian research case study. We welcome all conference attendees to our meeting. If you have questions you would like to ask at the end of the session, please send them to latviard@.... Questions submitted in advance will receive priority.
This meeting is scheduled towards the end of the conference, so please don't forget to mark your calendars.
We hope to see you there.
--
Marion Werle
Co-Director, Latvia & Estonia Research Division
<canadagenes@...>


Re: Edward McMahan's cause of death #usa

Richard Werbin
 


During the pandemic, the familysearch Family History Library is taking requests for images of documents.
Fill out this form and submit. They typically will email the document to you in about a week.
Specify NYC Archives for the location of the document.
Request a document from FHL

Richard Werbin    New York, New York     JGSNY Membership Vice President

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